Today Is: Thursday, October 17, 2019 09:21 AM. Our Topic of the Week: Quagmire
Questions?

Check our Help area first!

Comments? Suggestions?

Contact us now!

We like hearing feedback from members on how to improve the site!
 
 
 


 
Author Name: Freealiopterix 3 Comments
Date Added: May 07, 2012 02:05:45 Average Score: (Needs 2)
Views This Week
Members: 0
Unique Members: 0
Guests: 115
Total Views
Members: 6
Unique Members: 6
Guests: 465

Type: Rhyming
Category: Topic Of The Week/Archaic Add To Favorites | Text Only
 
Island Justice


Island Justice



It was in the islands that we witnessed justice

For that was the description of the punishment;

A starving man for his family stole some rice

Such an illegal act fostered deep resentment;


Punishment was to the islands quite eccentric

Rendered the culpable limbs for dismemberment;

Such Draconian principles seem archaic

Yet they act as a quite efficient deterrent.


The sentence was executed very swiftly

Reaction of the victim more surprise than pain

Severe and harsh it may be but here is Godly;


He who was sentenced did not re-offend again;

Does this make it right if all who live know the rules?

Or is this where the asylum is run by fools?



 

Author's Notes:
Report Offensive Poem.

'Island Justice' Copyright © Alistair Muir
Copyright is property of the above author or group. Reproduction in whole or in part is strictly prohibited.
Click here if you feel this poem is in violation of a copyright.
 
Click here to send this poem to someone!

Comments:
Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on May 8, 2012 09:28:05 AM Report
The 'asylum' is not that.  It is refuge for sadists.  I am not surprised by this story.  Such cruelty cannot be understood.  If I were the accused, I'd have preferred death -- though that would have been too kind a gesture for such villains to proffer.  Sickening.   --David
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on May 8, 2012 06:41:26 AM Report
 Kinda sad... somethings we just can't stop....
Comment By: FreeTomahawk on May 7, 2012 07:45:07 AM Report


Al ol' pal, you said it, the nuts have taken over the asylum.


 


Len





 


Check for Announcements.
on our Home page!

User poems are sometimes graced by images and textures stored on our site
courtesy of GRSites.com, Sandy Hradil, and Sherri Emily.


Welcome, Guest!

Become part of our
friendly community
of on-line writers!

Join today!
 
Username:
 
Password:
 
Forget Username or Password?

Members On Line: 0
Guests On Line: 63
Members in Chat: 0


Happy Birthday


 
We Thank You!

For your donations
and subscriptions!

Creative-Poems.com
P.O. Box 7931
The Woodlands, TX 77387

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
monovalent-defence
Copyright © 2003-2017 Creative-Poems.com.  All Rights Reserved. Use of this site is subject to certain
Terms of Service rules which constitute a legal agreement between you and Creative-Poems.com.
By providing links to other sites, Creative-Poems.com neither approves of, endorses, or gurantees
any information, opinions, or products found on those sites. Users follow links at their own risk.